Skip to main content

About your Search

20131101
20131130
STATION
WHUT (Howard University Television) 58
LANGUAGE
English 58
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 58 (some duplicates have been removed)
WHUT
Nov 12, 2013 9:30am EST
to efforts to make it a referendum on obama care which he supported and he opposed. >> question, did the raising back lash over obama care almost think him? >> absolutely. if you look at the numbers he was up by 17 points. and that shrunk once the roll out got all the publicity that it did but he had a real handicap. the republicans weren't putting money into his race. he was getting help from the clintens, joe biden, president obama. he had the big guns push him towards the end because he had low approval ratings. >> republicans gave him 3 million. >> that is not a lot of money in virginia. he had low approval ratings. voters apicked him because -- picked him because he wasn't as adept as others. i think he wasn't as good. >> he lost more than he won. this is a state that a republican was supposed to win. his biggest handicap were his views -- [ talking at the same time ] >> virginia shifting too -- [ talking at the same time ] >> yeah. [ talking at the same time ] >> the shifted more in democrat's favors. that is helping democrats win -- [ talking at the same time ] >> this is cont
WHUT
Nov 4, 2013 9:00am EST
a distance. if you were president obama, what choice would you make? i'd like to hear your succinct and considered response. write me at billmoyers.com or on facebook. i promise to read every response. >>> let's turn now to another big story most of us know even less about than drones. tpp, the trans-pacific partnership. it's a trade agreement the united states is negotiating with australia, canada, japan and eight other countries in the pacific region. if you don't know about the tpp, and few do, it's because the powerful people behind it, including president obama, don't want you to know. the negotiations are shrouded in secrecy, and once they are completed, obama wants to rush the agreement through congress, fast-tracking, they call it, with our elected representatives given the choice only of voting it up or down. last year, over 130 members of congress asked the white house for more transparency about what's being negotiated and were essentially told to go fly a kite. you can be sure of this, however. a select group of corporate partners, companies like generax electric, goldma
WHUT
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
, homophobic, and sexist slurs about government officials and andribing the tsa conspiratorial terms. the obama administration is rejecting calls to plant -- grand, sita nsa leaker edward snowden. in a letter given to a german lawmaker last week, snowden called on the u.s. to drop charges against him, writing "speaking the truth is not a crime." on sunday, dan pfeiffer ruled out clemency and said snowden should return to face criminal charges. in some of the latest snowden's disclosures, the "new york times" reports the nsa intercepted the talking points of view into secretary -- you would secretary-general ban ki- moon ahead of a meeting with president obama in april. we will have more on the story with the reporter scott shane after the headlines. a newly disclosed document shows the british government justified detaining the partner journalist glenn greenwald by accusing him of espionage and terrorism. in august, david maranda was on his way home to brazil when he was held from his nine hours at london's heathrow airport. he faced repeated interrogation, had many personal items seized, .nclu
WHUT
Nov 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
with the president on the eve of the second debate, which involves a look into the mind of barack obama as a person, as a politician, as someone running for reelection that we think is as illuminating about him as any scene anyone has written. >> i totally agree, what do you any? >> i would never want to dissent from the two of you. there is a reason why it is right there on the cover of the magazine. >> rose: new york magazine by the way. >> >> rose: but there was so much talk about that polling about hillary, i just thought it was just silly, i thought. the only question i have about it is did they tell the president, did the president sign off on in and was this something he was interested in the answer? i don't know the answer from your piece. >> look, to talk about that and then to get to intervention, i think when the white house chief of staff and people like david enough and axelrod say this presidency is in real peril the president may not get reelected let's consider bringing in hillary clinton and bill clinton to join the ticket i think that is news. >> rose: but did they say that or we
WHUT
Nov 3, 2013 11:00am EST
. okay. all in the family. >> barack is not the only obama to promise you can keep your insurance. first lady, michelle obama, was secretary at her side, made the same claim to leaders of women's groups at the white house, quote, if you already have insurance and it seems there are a lot of people who are worried that they will lose what they have under this plan, but under this plan, if you already have insurance, you are set. nothing changes. you keep your insurance. you keep your doctors, unquote. >> question, how could the white house staff from the chief of staff to the junior speech writers let the president and first lady put their credibility on the line with these false claims? >> . >> you got your doctor, you got your plan, you are not involved. help people who need it and most of doesn't tri said okay, we'll go along with that. >> it's true for 95% of people. and 95% -- >> the 5% are millions of people. >> and they will get a better deal. >> according to eleanor. >> according to eleanor and chris and the affordable care act. >> let's try this. okay, promises promises.
WHUT
Nov 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
obama who came into office with such aspirations and these great communication skills that really haven't been deployed to the degree that people thought, wants to bring people together. it really hasn't -- it hasn't happened ops his time. >> well, you know i always try to keep this in perspective when we talk about the obama years and recall that you know bill clinton, the great communicator he got along so well in washington but they impeached him, right? so it's not like -- >> and also he shut down the government. >> there were government shut downs under him and regan. there were government shut downs under everybody. >> so this isn't unique oak. i think several things about obama. one, i do think that he is -- you know, the late tom clancy wrote a book called the sum of all fears, i think one of his jack ryan novels, andor some people, i think, president obama is the sum of all fears. you know? he's this sort of -- you know, this black guy with all these fancy, degrees and he's very apoideay and he's president. and he embodies this -- the changing america and changes that are disqu
WHUT
Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm EST
talked about last year, mr. obama. we had real hopes for him. right away, he caved on afghanistan. what he has said since then is an extension of the military industrial security state. now it is global. the soviet union ended in 1991, but we didn't stop growing. now we are listening on the whole world. we have space weaponry. we have drowned weaponry. we have cyber warfare. we have the -- we are the strongest country in the world bar none. no one can stand up to us. tavis: what do you make of the high hopes that you and others had for this president on this and other issues? let's just stay with the spying and the drones in the torture. -- and the torture. >> i am really surprised. i really believed in obama. i believed in transparent government policies and none of that has transpired. on the contrary, he is a better manager of the empire than bush ever was. it is wrong. he is a constitutional s cholar. bush made a fatal flaw. we were attacked by terrorists. instead of hunting down those people through intelligence, informers, through the usual process is by which the entire by whicho
WHUT
Nov 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
to have this conversation. president obama welcomes this opportunity to work with our allies and ultimately if we get it right, which we will, we cannot only alleviate concerns, but we can actually strengthen our intelligence relationships going forward and we can all be more secure and safer as a result, as well as detecting the privacy of citizens. iranousands rallied in monday in the annual commemoration of the 1979 seizure of the u.s. embassy. the demonstration was held outside the old embassy building, now dubbed the nest of spies. protesters chanted anti-u.s. slogans in what was seen as a rebuke of president rouhani's talks with the u.s. and other world powers over iran's nuclear program. the united nations is warning around 40% of syria's population is now in need of humanitarian aid will stop on monday, emergency relief court nader valerie amos told the security council some 9.3 million syrians rely on assistance, around 6.5 million are displaced from their homes. an independent panel says u.s. military doctors have violated medical ethics by enabling the torture of p
WHUT
Nov 7, 2013 3:00am EST
know. >> rose: but what he did do cucinelli he campaigned on obama care on the last week and that seemed to have worked for him and might portend unless the administration can build a better case it will be an issue in 2014. >> this is the great debate coming out of this race because the mcauliffe campaign says we saw nothing in our polling that said obamacare caused any enthusiasm, increase among republicans, they had seen the race tightening a week before and they say this is all natural factors, now republicans say no the minute we turned this into a referendum on obamacare the numbers started slinking, all that is necessary yes, sir is for republicans to believe that and they will .. and run on 2014, the question is you put quite rightly is a year from now is the public going to be engaged in a conversation about obamacare in the same way they are right now? it is a white hot issue, bad for the president, because of healthcare web site doesn't work and a lot of the program doesn't work. where will we be in a year? will it have worked itself out and people signed up a
WHUT
Nov 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> rose: what would lyndon johnson be telling president obama right now? >> i think obviously in the beginning he would have been telling him just get those guys over to the white house, you know, i know they may not be fun, i know you would rather have dinner with your family, but i did it every day, when he first took over that office, i think he had groups of congressmen coming almost every other night, 30 at a time, he would have ladybird show them the white house while he would have cigars and drinks until every congressman was there, every senator was there but that was his world, that's the only world he knew, and he knew how to deal with them. and there was a different political culture then, they were trends across party lines, he and dirk son had been friend before he needed him on the civil rights bill it doesn't happen that way anymore, they are not in washington on the week weekends they are going home to raise money, i think he might tell him, you know, that something has to break this -- whatever is happening in washington anemone is the poison of the system, an
WHUT
Nov 15, 2013 7:00am EST
by the diet. >>> u.s. president barack obama made a promise when he introduced his signature health care program. if americans like their insurance, they would be able to keep it, but millions face having their current policies cancelled because they don't meet certain requirements. obama's approval rating plunged to record lows and put him in a difficult position. >> i'm not a perfect man and i will not be a perfect president. but i'll wake up every single day working as hard as i can. >> the program is aimed at providing affordable health care to every american. people must sign up for coverage by january next year. but the obamacare website has been hit by a wave of technical glitches making enrollment difficult. the president said those problems were being fixed. republican house representatives speakerboehnayn speaker boehner criticized the president. >> it's clear the american people simply can't trust this white house. >> boehner urged obama to scrap the law once and for all. >>> people in the philippines have a typhoon flattened their neighborhoods and heard help was on the way,
WHUT
Nov 1, 2013 11:00pm EDT
term, as a candidate of the supreme leader in iran, president obama in washington and of bashar al-assad in syria, it is an amazing work if you can get it. this war, which i believe it was a noble war that is my belief in it and you were kind enough over the years to give me a kind of a forum for this, but this noble war has got ten a tyrant. >> rose: robin wright? >> well, the prime minister al maliki wants more weapons from the united states, he is very concerned that his government, his military particularly can't control the growing insurgency, more than 7,000 people have already died this year, more than 1,000 last month, and he da -- his theme in washington is al qaeda is back and more dangerous than ever, and that he needs help from the outside world, it is a particular irony given the fact that just two years ago the iraqis really wanted the united states to leave, and even if the united states had been willing to leave a residual force behind to help the iraqis, the iraqis, this particular government wouldable, was dead set on getting the americans out and now he is coming
WHUT
Nov 14, 2013 6:00pm EST
with republicans on criticism of president obama for wrongly promising that many insurance holders can keep their current plans. aircraft from a massive u.s. carrier ship have joined the relief effort for typhoon haiyan , bringing supplies to those who were left without food or clean water for nearly a week. the official death toll stands at 2357, but expected to rise. initial estimates had well over 10,000 may have died. the philippines health minister has warned it is unlikely all of the dead will be identified. kerryary of state john appeared before congress on wednesday to urge a delay of new sanctions on iran. lawmakers from both already's have vowed to move ahead with a measure targeting iranian oil exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, the u.s., and five other world powers. speaking to the senate banking committee, john kerry said targeting iran undermines negotiations. >> our hope now is no new sanctions will be put in place for the civil reason that if they are, it could be viewed as bad faith by the people we are negotiating with, it could destroy the ability
WHUT
Nov 5, 2013 8:30am EST
it will be thrilling going in. what i didn't -- >> i think they're big music fans. i think obama is a bit of a nerd, so i don't know how much -- i don't know how extensive his music is. >> he sings pretty good at a al green. >> i was blown away by that. but you can tell michelle is very, very excited about the idea of having art, any kind of art in the white house and promoting a culture of art and having art in school. >> so this is all part of the same initiative? >> yeah. the occasion was they were sort of celebrating poetry and had a bunch of poets and there was a seminar in the afternoon for students where there was a question an and the poets were talking about their process and i was part of that. god bless somebody to mying i'm close to being a poet but i'll take it. so it was very interesting and very inspiring to hear the poets talk about their process and what poetry meant and how they work and everything. but what was more inspiring was to see -- you toe, michelle obama give a speech about the influence of art and education. it kind of got me thinking, what is the point of art? i think i al
WHUT
Nov 7, 2013 7:00am EST
of people who are being monitored. ed snowden has given us that openness. exactly what president obama has said. the u.s. will publish more details about how many citizens are it and the companies involved are publishing their own reports about how many requests they receive. that kinds of transparency -- kind of chance tennessee and forms the public. a lot of espionage is economic and industrial from country to country. want that kind of thing to get out. there is a question mark about how much leaders are informed about the day to day operations. itsident obama has taken upon himself to learn more about what is happening. i hope governments listen to the edward snowden revelations. listen hard this afternoon to see what they have to say. things very ch for joining us here. coming up in the next half-hour, look out. the olympic torch. >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, union bank, and united healthcare. >> my customers can shop around, see who doe
WHUT
Nov 10, 2013 8:30am EST
and ethical questions about how the detainees there have been treated. meanwhile president obama this week reiterated his intention to close gitmo. the u.s. census bureau said this week that the number of poor people in this country is really higher than officials had thought, 49.7 million, about 16% of the population. economists and others report that not only are the poor getting poorer and the rich richer, but the american dream is fading fast. more and more poor people say they can't see or imagine how they will ever be better off. we have a lucky severson story today on some of the voices saying the problem is economic, social, political and theological, too. >> london tatum with her 4-year-old daughter julianna at a campus daycare center. she's finishing her bachelor's degree at the university of massachusetts in amherst but she has concerns about the future. >> education is really important, but it's kind of where do you go from here. i feel like it's kind of like hopelessness. >> tom juravich is profferer in massachusetts writing about workers in the american workplace for over 25
WHUT
Nov 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
the obama administration to hand over a trove of documents on prison conditions act guantanamo bay. judge will review correspondence between the u.s. government and the red cross, which has inspected the prison. he will then decide whether to turn it over to the defense. it's unclear material will become public. both the pentagon and the red cross had argued against the disclosure, which was sought by prisoners attorneys. in a separate decision, the judge also eased restrictions on mail communication between the prisoners and their lawyers. "los angelese times," reports the obama administration is holding talks with yemeni officials on establishing a facility outside sanaa to hold prisoners from guantÁnamo and afghanistan. the talks could be one step toward closing guantanamo, which president obama has repeatedly vowed to do. more than half of prisoners currently at guantÁnamo are from yemen. many have been held for over a decade without charge or trial. yemeni officials have reportedly drafted tentative lands for the facility, but a final deal could take months. former guantÁnamo bay
WHUT
Nov 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
1927. that crash lasted a while. now we have a situation where it is not just do nothing. obama was successful putting out enough of a band-aid that they are holding it back, but bush had hoped -- he saw this coming. they had hoped they could wait until november 2008 so it would be after the election, so it would not hurt the republican candidate. the obama administration, because they are not doing the structural change necessary, are hoping to push it up to 2016. there is an enormous amount of our -- effort in our government to try to hold this off until 2016. whether they are successful or not, it could happen next week. >> what is the royalist conspiracy? >> we are seeing a repeat of what we have seen in the past which is the very wealthy and rising up,terests who are fundamentally anti- democratic, creating an oligarchy government. it is the more of the rich against the poor and working class. >> name names. >> in this generation we see the adelson's, last year you had more than 100 people taking home $1 million in income. there are a number of people, since the rules got c
WHUT
Nov 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
coverage of warsaw so far of highlights from our previous reports. the obama administration is asking commerce to delay a new round of sanctions on iran amidst into new negotiations over the iranian nuclear program. lawmakers from both artists have vowed to move ahead with the measure targeting iranian oil exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, u.s., and five other world powers. iran would see a limited relief and sanctions in return for suspending some nuclear activities. the negotiations are set to resume next week in geneva. john kerry is meeting with senate banking committee members today in a bid to delay a sanctions vote. on tuesday, white house press secretary jay carney said congress should give the talks a chance rather than leave u.s. -- lead the u.s. on a march to war. box this administration has imposed the most crippling sanctions in history against iran. we appreciate the leverage the sanctions have given us and we appreciate the partnership that congress has given us. in that effort. but this is a decision to support diplomacy and a possible peaceful
WHUT
Nov 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
all of president obama's nominations until officials are allowed to appear before congress. he now says his position remains unchanged despite the reports retractions. those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. more than 10,000 people are feared dead in the philippines following one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. it is believed to be the most powerful typhoon to ever make landfall in human history. 942 people are confirmed dead so far. the head of the red cross has described the devastation as absolute bedlam. most of the damage and death was caused by huge waves that inundated towns, washed ships ashore, and swept away coastal villages. had reported one mass grave of 500 bodies. more than 600,000 people were displaced by the storms and many still have no access to food, water, or medicine. this is the philippines interior mar roxas speaking one day after the storm hit. >> i do not have the words for it. it is horrific, a great human tragedy. when the sun sets, it is dark. you are just going to have to make your
WHUT
Nov 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
it is anish if the of president obama. also true to their a nature they don't believe in a public role, they think that medicare should wither on the vine that social security had no place in a free society. >> rose: well, tha that was not the position of their candidate in 2012. >> oh, plea. well,. >> rose: not that medicare should wither on the vine. >> what do you think having a voucher, the ryan budget, the ryan budget vowper rises medicare .. >> voucher rises and make seniors pay more while gives tax breaks to millionaires, they criticized the president for cutting medicare. >> they didn't cut medicare. >> rose: yes, they did. >> they did not cut benefits. he cut excessive profits for certain provider,. >> rose: that is -- >> i know but it wasn't true, it wasn't true but the fact is is that the excessive profits for certain providers were taken to extend the life of medicare, to reduce the cost of prescription drugs for seniors and to provide more services, for example, a, the free, no copay, no deductible checkup which makes our seniors healthier and that they use. okay, that is
WHUT
Nov 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
frankly what barack obama did not say at a critical time, during the egypt uprising, he said we don't do that to our friends. he has been our friend, he has been our ally with all of his flaws and he showed great character there. >> rose: the problems with the saudis -- >> right. exactly. >> rose: what obama did. but. >> but to be really specific we had a couple of debates about middle east policy and called me stungly superficial, and horrified when i suggested the 2,000 -- fell apart because yasser arafat couldn't take yes as an answer and also iran is another a. >> oslo that is what they believe about the negotiations between bill clinton and i can't sar arafat. >> they could not take -- >> right in 2,000 especially that's when he called me stungly super filibuster, stunningly superficial .. i think we have a pretty big difference of opinion on iran and also the israel israeli-palestinian. >> and how about china? >> no. i think his last book especially, i think is extraordinarily important because he looks at a lot of the countries, turkey, who can make a huge difference, india that c
WHUT
Nov 5, 2013 8:00am EST
to take way their rights. barack obama is trying to steal their rights. i do not know. these changes towards peace go so slowly. tavis: that meaning can go a lot of different ways. there is political meeting -- meaning and social meaning and spiritual meaning. talked me about the spiritual meaning. what is the take away for those about -- who believe in that sort of thing? >> the take away is that the light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it. what would jesus do, what would the disciples do, they show up and they are heartbroken and get everybody water and sit with them and they say more will be revealed and they say this is a very small piece of eternity. i wrote in the book, i felt that god does not show anyone away. the shooter was a child of god. he did not make himself mentally ill. he was born with certain predispositions and this country, especially since reagan was governor of california has given as little as possible for mental health and for the people and cannotry poor get the decent medication and treatment they need. grows up, obviously very dam
WHUT
Nov 12, 2013 8:00am EST
, and there are so many black women that are part of our culture, from beyoncÉ to michelle obama, you run the list, who is going to play these the wayrs on "snl," so they chose to do with the crisis that is now being brought to the and in "the new york times" everyone else, lisagay, is to spoof it when kerry washington was on the show. it, to mya joke of mind, made a mockery of a very real issue. everybody has their own opinion, lornenl" is a comedy, and michaels can choose to do what he wants to do, but they chose to make a joke out of what is a really we are -- real issue about the lack of opportunities for african-american women in this business. that is a long way to ask you about how you dedicated to the craft, remain in this business, when it seems to be an uphill battle, and that is true for most after his. let's be honest of it, regardless of the collar, they do not roll into work everyday. there are only a handful of people that can greenlight their script. most actors are working actors. but for a black woman, it is even more of an uphill struggle, and when you see a show like "snl" maki
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 58 (some duplicates have been removed)